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by Card Player News Team |  Published: Jun 02, 2009


European Poker Tour Gets Second Female Winner When the 667 players at the €5,000 buy in European Poker Tour German Open were distilled down to a final table of eight, there was quite a game in store with several unsurprising names and one very surprising one — last year’s champion, Mike “Timex” McDonald. The final table payouts up to heads up play were: Marc Gork eliminated in third place (€307,000) Johan Storakers eliminated in fourth place (€237,000) Michael McDonald eliminated in fifth place (€197,000) William Thorson eliminated in seventh place (€116,500) Cengizcan Ulusu eliminated in eighth place (€83,500) After about an hour of heads up play, which saw some significant swings, the ultimate hand came with Sandra Naujoks and Holger Kanisch all in holding A 9 versus A Q. The board fell A 7 2 and Naujoks was behind, but the tournament was meant to be for her as ...

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